This was very interesting church. Especially bronze statues and the tomb itself was super detailed and special.
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As you may read that this church is one of the most important church in Austria as it has the tomb of Tyrol's National hero and also an Cenotaph (empty tomb) dedicated to Emperor Maximilian. The cenotaph is impressive and is surrounded by 28 Bronze...More
On your trip to Innsbruck do stop into this old old church. Built on 1500's it is amazing inside!!! Really interesting statues and beautiful marble. A must see in Innsbruck. It's located near the old section of town so a perfect stop while in that...More
Emperor Maximilian the first has an impressive mausoleum in this church, indeed it probably should be stated that the church appears to have been constructed around him - it is so impressive it makes the tombs of Mary Queen of Scott and Queen Elizabeth look...More
Unique church which contains a huge memorial to Emperor Maximilian surrounded by about 30 oversized bronze statues of figures who were important to him - including King Alfred. A highlight of the city.
Hofkirche of Innsbruck is a Court Church for Austria’s Imperial families. It was commissioned by Emperor Ferdinand I in 1553 to build in honor of his grandfather the Holy Roman Emperor Maximilian I whose body was buried in Vienna (Wiener Neustadt) according to his wish....More
I was a reluctant visitor here but must say the statues were incredible. They are enormous and the detail is fantastic. It was worth the visit.
We were lucky enough to be admitted right before the closing time and there were only three-four other people in the church at that time. We were able to take a good look at the statues and I promised myself I will read more about...More